Thursday, January 17

The possible elimination of the student advisor position on the UC board of regents has led to debate between student leaders in the UC system. The position was created as a pilot program in 2016 to increase student representation on the board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The possible elimination of the student advisor position on the UC board of regents has led to debate between student leaders in the UC system. The position was created as a pilot program in 2016 to increase student representation on the board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Boycott of Israel condemned by UC chancellors citing threats to academic freedom

All 10 University of California chancellors unanimously condemned an academic boycott of Israel at the urging of 101 university-affiliated organizations in December. The provisions of the boycott would discourage students and faculty from participating in academic events sponsored or funded by Israel, studying abroad in Israel or holding talks with Israeli state officials. Read more...

The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC Board of Regents is considering eliminating the position of student adviser to the Regents. The position was created two years ago in order to increase undergraduate student representation on the board. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UC Board of Regents is considering eliminating the position of student adviser to the Regents. The position was created two years ago in order to increase undergraduate student representation on the board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Pauline Ordonez/Daily Bruin)
(Pauline Ordonez/Daily Bruin)

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed UCLA alumnus and United Talent Agency co-president Jay Sures to the UC Board of Regents on Friday in one of his last moves as governor. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed UCLA alumnus and United Talent Agency co-president Jay Sures to the UC Board of Regents on Friday in one of his last moves as governor. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Administrators said general core funds have decreased 35 percent, or $11,000 per student, since 2000. They said student advocacy is needed to prevent further decreases. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Administrators discuss student advocacy for state funding at budget town hall

UCLA administrators strategized how students should respond to continual decreases in state funding as enrollment increases. Jeff Roth, associate vice chancellor of Academic Planning and Budget, said at a town hall Wednesday that general core funds per student, which is a combination of tuition fees and state support, has decreased over 30 percent since 2000. Read more...

Administrators said general core funds have decreased 35 percent, or $11,000 per student, since 2000. They said student advocacy is needed to prevent further decreases. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)


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